News & Events, from around Europe

See 6The SEE project has recently launched SEE bulletin 6 and policy booklet 4, both seek to contribute to the growing interest in design policies and programmes across Europe and around the world. With the debate gathering pace, SEE continues to provide insight based on the shared experience of the 11 partners.

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  • Keywords Design Policies, Innovation, Research

See 5SEE project launches its fifth Bulletin
February 2011

SEE is a network of 11 European partners exploring how to integrate design into regional and national innovation policies, co-financed by the ERDF / INTERREG IVC.

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expert panel reportThis report “Meeting the Challenge of Europe 2020: The Transformative Power of Service Innovation” is produced by the Expert Panel on Service Innovation in the EU, with assistance from the Secretariat to the Expert Panel. The Secretariat consists of staff from the Danish Technological Institute (DK), SPRU at the University of Sussex (UK) and eSTRAT (Lux).

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  • Keywords Report, Social Innovation

QueenslandDesignStrategyThis Strategy is a government framework dedicated to promoting the value of design and inspiring its take up by Queensland businesses, the community, and the public sector. Launched on 19 February 2009

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  • Keywords Design Policies, Growth, Innovation

Best Practices

Published in Other Publications
1 January 2008

BestPracticesDesigners’ clients have their say

BNO, the Association of Dutch Designers, interviewed eight client companies to tell the story of their engagement with design and the benefit design brought to their businesses.

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  • Keywords Case Studies, Design Practice, Growth, Innovation

NationalDesignPoliocyIndiaThe National Design Policy, India was formulated in 2007 by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the National Institute of Design (NID), and the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) with inputs from people involved with design from around the country.

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  • Keywords Design Policies, Education, Growth, Innovation

DesignIssuesinEuropeToday_CoverIt is the combination of artistry and usefulness that makes design the creative industry par excellence. As the future growth of the European economy depends increasingly on our strengths in creativity, innovation and ideas, areas in which Europe has a pre-eminent record of achievement, we have to find ways to maximise the potential of these skills in order to maintain international competitiveness and expand its position as a world leader.

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  • Keywords Competitiveness, Innovation
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